Gov. Mike Parson appointed Amanda Bundren McNelley as an associate circuit judge for the St. Louis County Circuit Court.
McNelley, of Kirkwood, is a family law team leader and counsel at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard. She earned her law degree from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.
She fills the vacancy created by Judge Renee Hardin-Tammons’ elevation to the circuit bench. The other finalists were attorney Kenneth M. Brison and Family Court Commissioner Heather R. Cunningham.